Recognising saints: stigmata
Detail from Botticelli, 'Saint Francis of Assisi with Angels', about 1475-80
Stigmata are the common attribute of Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis is often shown in a brown habit, the robe of the Franciscan Order, with wounds of the stigmata in his hands and feet.
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